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Dolomites-Lake Garda 7-day Self-guided Cycling Tour Level 1

  • 7days
  • Italy

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Brixen to Riva Self-guided Cycling Tour

This bicycle tour starts at the foot of the Dolomites, at the highest point of the Pustertal valley. Beautiful and partly new bike paths lead along the rivers Rienz, Eisack, and Adige to Rovereto. From there, you will cycle to the northern shore of Lake Garda. Some towns with their arcades still show the typical Tyrolean style. In Trentino, the Tyrolean style is mixed with Italian influences. Monasteries, cathedrals, and castles are located along the way. In Bolzano the oldest Tyrolean, Ötzi, the man from the ice, is waiting for your visit. Lake Garda offers not only an impressive view, but also many opportunities for relaxation after this comfortable cycling tour.

Tour character: Level 1

This is an easy and enjoyable tour. You will cycle on beautiful bike ways along the rivers Rienz, Eisack and Adige, down to Rovereto. On your way from the Adige valley to Lake Garda, you will find the only more significant climb. This tour allows for easy cycling with a lot of time for culture, relaxation and enjoyment.

Included in the Cycling Tour:

  • 6 x overnight stays in 3* and 4* accommodation
  • Breakfast buffet or ample breakfast
  • Personal tour information
  • Luggage transfer between hotels
  • Excellently planned routes
  • Detailed travel information (route maps or overview maps, route description, tourist attractions, important telephone numbers)
  • Train ticket Brixen - Toblach incl. your bike
  • Brixen card for many free admissions and discounts
  • 1 x pistachio ice cream on the way to Lake Garda
  • GPS-tracks available
  • Rental bike insurance
  • Service hotline

Not included in the tour:

  • Bike rental
  • Bike insurance
  • Visitor's taxes, if due, are not ncluded in the tour price
  • Return transfer by minibus every Saturday morning, costs € 65 per person incl. your bike, to be paid for at the time, reservation is necessary

Arrival / parking / departure:

  • Brixen train station
  • Verona and Innsbruck airport
  • Garage costs approx 60 EUR per week, to be paid for at the time, no reservation possible
  • Free car park, unattended on the outskirts of Brixen
  • Public bus from Riva/Torbole to Rovereto, good train connections from Rovereto to Brixen.
  • Departures Saturdays and Sundays

If you would like to rent a bike or e-bike please contact our office when booking: [email protected]

Bike 85 EUR e-bike 189 EUR

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Brixen

    Since the 10th century, Brixen has been an Episcopal city. The old town with its arcades and cathedral is worth a visit. The city is located in the middle of picturesque vineyards.

  • Day 2

    Niederndorf/Toblach – Brixen approx. 65 km

    Today, you will take the train from Brixen into the Pustertal valley to Bruneck or Toblach. Following the river Rienz, you will cycle mostly downhill, past the accumulation lake Olanger Stausee to Bruneck (ethnographic museum). On comfortable ways, you will continue your journey in the lower Pustertal valley, through the Mühlbacher Klause into the Eisacktal valley and to Brixen (arcades, cathedral, monastery of Neustift).

  • Day 3

    Brixen – Bolzano approx. 40 km

    You will cycle through the town of Klausen, along the river Eisack to Waidbruck (view of the castle Trostburg). Here, the valley narrows and leads you to the Bolzano basin. The city of two cultures is waiting for you (archeological museum with Ötzi, the Iceman) – access into the museum with Brixen card on that day included.

  • Day 4

    Bolzano – Kaltern/Tramin/Auer approx. 30 km

    There are two options to get to Lake Kalterersee: Either on slightly hilly ways on the new bike way via Eppan and St. Pauls (cathedral in the country), or on the Adige river dam to Auer and from there to Lake Kalterersee or even further to the charming wine town of Auer.

  • Day 5

    Auer – Trento approx. 45 kms

    You will ride your bike from Lake Kalterersee or Auer on the Adige river dam bike path. At the Salurner Klause, the German speaking South Tyrol ends. The bike path will lead you through famous the wine regions of Trentino to the old Episcopal city of Trento (old town, cathedral, castle Buonconsiglio).

  • Day 6

    Trento – Riva/Northern Lake Garda approx. 45 km

    Shortly after the old Tyrolean border town Rovereto, you will leave the Adige Valley. After the only more significant climb (approx. 150 metres) at Mori, you will head down to the lake to Torbole. Your bicycle tour will end in Riva, Torbole, or Arco.

  • Day 7

    Departure or Extended Visit at Lake Garda

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Double rooms 639€
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Double rooms 699€
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Double rooms 749€
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Double rooms 749€
Aug 02 2020 Aug 08 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Aug 08 2020 Aug 14 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Aug 09 2020 Aug 15 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Aug 15 2020 Aug 21 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Aug 16 2020 Aug 22 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Aug 22 2020 Aug 28 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Aug 23 2020 Aug 29 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Aug 29 2020 Sep 04 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Aug 30 2020 Sep 05 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Sep 05 2020 Sep 11 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Sep 06 2020 Sep 12 2020 12 Single rooms 948€
Double rooms 749€
Sep 12 2020 Sep 18 2020 12 Single rooms 898€
Double rooms 699€
Sep 13 2020 Sep 19 2020 12 Single rooms 898€
Double rooms 699€
Sep 19 2020 Sep 25 2020 12 Single rooms 898€
Double rooms 699€
Sep 20 2020 Sep 26 2020 12 Single rooms 898€
Double rooms 699€
Sep 26 2020 Oct 02 2020 12 Single rooms 838€
Double rooms 639€
Sep 27 2020 Oct 03 2020 12 Single rooms 838€
Double rooms 639€
Oct 03 2020 Oct 09 2020 12 Single rooms 838€
Double rooms 639€
Oct 04 2020 Oct 10 2020 12 Single rooms 838€
Double rooms 639€
Oct 10 2020 Oct 16 2020 12 Single rooms 838€
Double rooms 639€

Car rental in Italy

If you would like to drive yourself before or after your tour, ask us for a quote on any brand new Renault, Peugeot or Citroen vehicle for driving in Europe.

Pick up your vehicle from most capital cities in Europe and return it to your drop off destination. Top insurance cover. Email [email protected] for a competitive quote

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